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Hard drive wont spin. wont do anything. Two red lights come on when I cut it on.

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  • Anonymous Apr 30, 2008

    the three red lights come on all the time

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Well, 2 red lights mean OVERHEATED. Leave it off for a long time. It could take from days to weeks.

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Time to call Sony. 1-800-345-SONY

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